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2000 Volkswagen Beetle Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer 2000 Volkswagen Beetle problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2000 Volkswagen Beetle repairs by problem area

48% of the 2000 Volkswagen Beetle repairs were to the engine, 10% to the transmission, 5% to the brakes, 19% to the suspension, 12% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, and 7% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 42 repairs.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2000 Volkswagen Beetle

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Volkswagen Beetle in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 131000    
134000 200 CV axle 
 
Volkswagen Beetle in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 151000    
151000 16 Wiper wash plastic hose disintegrated from the washer pump to the hood hinge. Replaced same with 3/16" rubber hose from pump to washer nozzles. Mounted same to chassis using electrical tie-wraps. 

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 90hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 5-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Beetle in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 170000    
172000 0 Left fog lamp fell off. Put back with tiewraps. 
176000 700 Alternator bearing failed. replaced alternator (original). 
177000 250 original starter motor failed completely in garage, replaced there. 
193000  
Volkswagen Beetle in New Hampshire, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
16 107 relay 
272000 123 replaced clutch MAF replacement 
18 glow plug replaced 
285700 99 replace right front wheel bearing replace turbo VNT vacuum controller $99 
287000 52 wheel sensor failed 
288000 72 failed EGR solenoid replaced 
289000 72 replaced N75 valve, regained full turbo function 
293000 59 remove and clean intake and EGR valve. 65% clogged from normal used over many miles replace both stabilizer bar links 
299000 144 right front inner tie rod end worn, replaced all 4 due to mileage on vehicle. 
304000 75 replaced left axle due to worn outer cv joint 
308000 589 replaced noisy dual mass flywheel 
319000 180 replaced starter 
321000 14 replace leaking vacuum pump oil seal, o-ring on CCV line and CCV diffuser grommet. 
324700 70 R/R caliper sticking, burned pad 
340700 108 replace broken right front spring 
342000 3 replaced small coolant hose from engine block/rear of head to coolant reservoir. noticed a small leak when cold and sitting overnight. problem would have eventually gotten worse as time went on. nipped it in the bud. 
Volkswagen Beetle in Kansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2013 90000    
90000 1000 ....... 
Volkswagen Beetle in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2010 124000    
156300 354 Replaced glow plugs and brake sensor. 
163000  

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle 2dr Hatch

115-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Beetle in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 128000    
149700 300 Check Engine light for "air flow problems"; Fix was replacement of damaged vacuum lines. 
168000 1510 Vapor canister purge solenoid. Oil leak repaired by replacing valve cover gaskets. Right inner tie-rod end replaced. Right Rear wheel bearing replaced 
178500 296 Overheating due to a coolant leak; mechanic replaced "thermostat gooseneck". 
179000 1600 Car was losing coolant and overheated. Replaced Water Pump and thermostat. Due to location of repaired parts, it was decided to go ahead and replace the timing belt and serpentine belt at the same time. 
179000 0 Determined that the head was faulty and was creating too much pressure in the coolant system, causing other parts to repeatedly fail. The cost of a head replacement is more than the car is worth, so I am giving up on it and getting a new car. 
 
Volkswagen Beetle in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 160000    
165000 20 Faulty coolant temperature sensor caused check engine light to be on. Replaced sensor and problem fixed. 
169000 100 Replaced alternator & voltage regulator & 120 amp fuse 
170000  

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2000 Volkswagen Beetle 2-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volkswagen Beetle in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2012 113000    
124000 755 Water pump Timing belt Head gasket All replaced 
130000  

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1999.5 Volkswagen Beetle 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 90hp 1.9L I4 Diesel 5-speed manual FWD

Volkswagen Beetle in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 138000    
138000 470 #1 Hood pull release handle broke. #2 Gas cap door cable/solenoid replaced. 
 

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